Sleep Disturbances and the Day After

Living with someone who has Alzheimer’s means, I sometimes don’t get a full night of sleep. My father-in-law, or Otosan as I call him, is usually a good sleeper. Most of our problems at night center around who is in the bathroom and who is waiting to get in. Unfortunately, a few nights ago, Otosan had…


Rock-Solid Closure

Last month, Jodi Chapman and Dan Teck launched the final book in their best-selling 365 Book Series. Thanks to their series, I published ten stories, including four in this final book –  365 Soulful Messages: The Right Guidance at the Right Time. Launching the final book marks the end of an important chapter in their…

Marci Kobayashi is a contributing author in Goodness Abounds: 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, an Amazon Bestseller.

People Are a Problem – An Excerpt from Goodness Abounds: 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness

I get out nearly every day and walk along the river near my home in Hachioji. I can count on seeing egrets, crows, caterpillars, butterflies, beetles, spiders and if I am lucky, a few feral cats. I got to pay tribute to one of those cats in   Goodness Abounds: 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, a…


Lessons from Beetle via Cockroach

Not every animal, insect or plant has a message for me. And, I get that sometimes I might be trying to read meaning out of a chance meeting and it might not mean anything special at all. Even so, I’m quite certain I recently received some interesting messages or lessons from Beetle via Cockroach. I…


About the Author:

Hi! I'm Marci. When I'm not writing, building websites, or coaching clients, I love walking the streets of Japan and discovering spirit in all shapes and forms.

Here on the blog, you'll get a peek into what was like caring for my Japanese father-in-law who has Alzheimer’s. Or, learn more about my upcoming book, Finding Yoyu.